Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
930 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017


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ST. JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL DUVAL-
930 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
EDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
SURF ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
EDT MONDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS
  OF THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES FROM JACKSONVILLE
  SOUTHWARD TO PALATKA AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. SOUTH OF
  PALATKA...TOWARD WELAKA AND THE OCKLAWAHA RIVER BASIN...MINOR
  TO NEAR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE AROUND TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE. WATER LEVELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE WITHIN THE ST
  JOHNS RIVER BASIN THIS WEEKEND AS NORTHEASTERLY WINDS
  STRENGTHEN.

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 12 FEET...WITH SURF 5 TO
  8 FEET ALONG THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES.

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT
  LEAST MONDAY MORNING...PEAKING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW
  AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES WHICH WILL
  FLOOD...MAINLY PARKS...CAMPGROUNDS....NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE
  ROADWAYS AND SOME DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS. HIGH WAVES AND SURF WILL
  LEAD TO BEACH EROSION AND MINOR FLOODING ALONG THE COASTAL AREAS
  LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS
RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES.

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE, WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS, JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

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INLAND DUVAL-CLAY-PUTNAM-
930 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS
  OF THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES FROM JACKSONVILLE
  SOUTHWARD TO PALATKA AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. SOUTH OF
  PALATKA...TOWARD WELAKA AND THE OCKLAWAHA RIVER BASIN...MINOR
  TO NEAR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE AROUND TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE. WATER LEVELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE WITHIN THE ST
  JOHNS RIVER BASIN THIS WEEKEND AS NORTHEASTERLY WINDS
  STRENGTHEN.

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT
  LEAST MONDAY MORNING...PEAKING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
  LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES WHICH
  WILL FLOOD...MAINLY PARKS...CAMPGROUNDS....NORMALLY FLOOD
  PRONE ROADWAYS AND SOME DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS
RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES.

&&

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COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
930 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL FORM ALONG AREA BEACHES,
  ESPECIALLY DURING THE OUTGOING TIDES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE, WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS, JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

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